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Laura M Kaminski

Author's Bio

Laura M Kaminski grew up in Nigeria, went to school in New Orleans, and currently lives in rural Missouri. She is an Associate Editor at Right Hand Pointing and Reader at The First Day. She is the author of one poetry collection and three chapbooks. Current projects: making poems available for remix into poem-films, and working on a series of poems about childhood in Nigeria and transitioning to life in the United States

Publications and Prizes

Journals:
Conclave: A Journal of Character, Kansas City Voices, Kentucky Review, Loch Raven Review, One Sentence Poems, right hand pointing, RiverLit, Synchronized Chaos, The Camel Saloon, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The First Day, The Lake, Theodate
Prizes:
"loved, further, crackles" placed 3rd in the 2014 Uut Poetry/ What3Words contest, and video artists Nic Sebastian, Marie Craven, Marc Neys, Jutta Pryor, and Paul Broderick have each released poem-films based on one of Laura M Kaminski's poems

Laura M Kaminski Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Kitchen Sink by Albert Goldbarth, Corpus Christi Octaves by Jose Angel Araguz, The Six Disorders of Sleep by Dale Wisely, Sailing for Ithaca by Abayomi Animashaun, Finally Back Home by Irfaan Jaffer
Favorite Books:
THE WATERS BEYOND THE ARK (Temple Cone), THE WALL (Jose Angel Araguz), ROUND THE BEND (Nevil Shute), THE TORTURER'S APPRENTICE (John Biguenet), M. IBRAHIM AND THE FLOWERS OF THE KORAN (Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt), THE PASSPORT OF MALLAM ILIA (Cyprian Ekwensi)
Favorite Authors:
Jose Angel Araguz, Cyprian Ekwensi, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Nevil Shute, Ash Bowen, Temple Cone, John Biguenet, Franz Wright, Loren Eisley, Kahlil Gibran, Bahauddin Rūmī, Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, Irfaan Jaffer

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Listing last updated: January 5, 2015

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